Information Technology Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has 2 schools where information technology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of information technology and information technology education in Des Moines, which includes information technology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Information Technology Employment

Des Moines 2,880
Iowa 27,410

Exactly 990 of Iowa's 2,120 information technology professionals work in Des Moines. The number of information technology professionals in Des Moines has shrunk by 89% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of information technology professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Information Technology employment growth

22,020 23,230 23,880 23,420 2,120
8,880 9,680 10,170 10,130 990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$67,596 $71,185 $73,178 $74,469 $111,350
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. Des Moines information technology professionals made $111,350 per year, on average, in 2010. Information technology professionals in Des Moines made a yearly average salary of $67,596, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of information technology professionals in Des Moines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Des Moines

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Information technology professionals make a median salary of $109,230 per year in Des Moines. The 10% of information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $77,680 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Systems

On average information technology professional salaries in Des Moines are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Des Moines


Many of Des Moines' information technology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited information technology schools in the city.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Des Moines


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in information technology offered by Des Moines' information technology schools.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Des Moines


Approximately 14 students completed information technology courses in 2010.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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